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Tuesday, 21 August 1973
Page: 25

Bill returned from the Senate with an amendment.

In Committee

Consideration of Senate's amendment. Clause 4.

After section 7 of the Principal Act the following sections are inserted: 7A. ( 1 ) There is payable to each State during the year 1973, for the purpose of financial assistance in connexion with students in need, the amount specified in the following table opposite to the name of that State:

 

(2)   The financial assistance by way of payment of an amount to a State under sub-section ( 1 ) is granted on the condition that the State will ensure that the amount is applied towards assisting students in need.

(3)   In this section, 'student in need', in relation to a State, means a student who is enrolled at a college of advanced education situated in the State, is undertaking at the college a course of study approved by the Commission under section 4 and is determined by the college to be experiencing hardship by reason of his financial circumstances.

Senate 's amendment:

Leave out sub-section (2) of proposed section 7A, insert the following sub-section:

(2)   The financial assistance by way of payment of an amount to a State under sub-section ( 1 ) is granted on the conditions that-

(a)   the State will ensure that the amount is applied towards assisting students in need; and

(b)   the State will furnish annually to the Commission statistics and information in respect of the application of the amount by the State.'.







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